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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Powertrain / Transmission/Transaxle / Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Removal ProcedureRemove the battery tray. Refer toBattery Tray Replacement.Remove the transmission range select lever cable and bracket.Drain the transmission fluid. Refer toTransmission Fluid Drain and Fill.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Remove the wire harness retainer-(2) from the control valve body cover stud.Disconnect the control valve body transmission control module (TCM) electrical connector-(1).

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

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Remove the transmission fluid cooler pipe retainer nut-(1).Remove the transmission fluid cooler inlet hose and seal-(2) from the transmission.Plug and/or cap the hose and transmission to prevent contamination.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Remove the transmission fluid cooler pipe retainer nut-(1).Remove the transmission fluid cooler outlet hose and seal-(2) from the transmission.Plug and/or cap the hose and transmission to prevent contamination.Disconnect both pipes from the retainer.Install the engine support fixture. Refer toEngine Support Fixture.Remove the rear transmission mount from the transmission. Refer toTransmission Rear Mount Replacement.Remove the front transmission mount from the transmission. Refer toTransmission Front Mount Replacement.Remove the left transmission mount from the transmission. Refer toTransmission Mount Replacement - Left Side.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Remove the upper transmission to engine bolts-(1,-2).Remove the frame. Refer toDrivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Replacement.Disconnect the wheel drive shafts from the transmission. Refer toFront Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement.Remove the intermediate drive shaft. Refer toFront Wheel Drive Intermediate Shaft Replacement.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Remove the starter. Refer toStarter Replacement.Mark the relationship of the flywheel to the torque converter for reassembly.Remove the torque converter to flywheel bolts.Use a transmission jack in order to support the transmission.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Remove the flywheel inspection cover bolts-(2,-3).Remove the flywheel inspection cover-(1).Remove the remaining transmission bolts-(4).

Note:Insure the torque converter remains securely in place on the transmission input shaftwhile separating and removing the transmission.

Separate the transmission from the engine.Lower the transmission with the transmission jack far enough to remove the transmission.Flush and flow test the transmission oil cooler and lines. Refer toTransmission Fluid Cooler Flushing and Flow Test.Installation ProcedureRaise the transmission with the transmission jack and position the transmission tothe engine.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Caution:Refer toFastener Caution.

Install the transmission bolts-(4) and tighten to 75-Y (55-lb-ft).Install the flywheel inspection cover-(1).Install the flywheel inspection cover bolts-(2,-3) and tighten to 75-Y (55-lb-ft).Remove the transmission jack.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Note:If reusing the torque converter bolts, clean the threads and apply LOCTITE™242, GM-P/N-12345382(Canadian-P/N-10953489) or equivalent to the threads prior to installation.

Install the torque converter to flywheel bolts and tighten to 62-Y (46-lb-ft).Install the starter. Refer toStarter Replacement.Install the front transmission mount to the transmission. Refer toTransmission Front Mount Replacement.Install the rear transmission mount to the transmission. Refer toTransmission Rear Mount Replacement.Install the left transmission mount to the transmission. Refer toTransmission Mount Replacement - Left Side.Install the intermediate drive shaft. Refer toFront Wheel Drive Intermediate Shaft Replacement.Install the wheel drive shafts to the transmission. Refer toFront Wheel Drive Shaft Replacement.Install the frame. Refer toDrivetrain and Front Suspension Frame Replacement.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Install the upper transmission to engine bolt-(1,-2) and tighten to 75-Y (55-lb-ft).Remove the engine support fixture.

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Install the transmission fluid cooler outlet hose and seal-(2) to the transmission.Install the transmission fluid cooler pipe retainer nut-(1) and tighten to 22-Y (16-lb-ft).

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

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Install the transmission fluid cooler inlet hose and seal-(2) to the transmission.Install the transmission fluid cooler pipe retainer nut-(1) and tighten to 22-Y (16-lb-ft).

Transmission Replacement (FWD) Automatic Transmission Unit

Connect the control valve body TCM electrical connector-(1).Install the wire harness retainer-(2) to the control valve body cover stud and tightenthe nut to 12-Y (106-lb-in).Install the transmission range select lever cable and bracket.Install the battery tray. Refer toBattery Tray Replacement.Adjust the automatic transmission range selector lever cable. Refer toRange Selector Lever Cable Adjustment.Fill the transmission with fluid. Refer toTransmission Fluid Drain and Fill.If a NEW TCM has been installed into the vehicle, the NEW module needs to be reprogrammed.Refer toService Programming System (SPS).

Note:The Reset Transmission Adapts procedure must be performed when one of the followingrepairs have been made to the vehicle. Failure to perform the procedure after oneof the following repairs may result in poor transmission performance, as well as transmissionDTCs being set:

Transmission internal service/overhaulValve body repair or replacementControl solenoid valve assembly replacementTCM software/calibration updateAny service in response to a shift quality concernPerform the Reset Transmission Adapts. Refer toReset Transmission Adapts.Road test the vehicle.
Control Valve Body Cover Replacement Automatic Transmission Unit Control Valve Body
Removal ProcedureRemove the battery tray. Refer toBattery Tray Replacement.Remove the oil cooler inlet and outlet hoses from theretainer on the control valve body cover.Raise and support the vehicle. ...

Transmission Replacement Automatic Transmission Unit
Removal ProcedureRemove the battery tray. Refer toBattery Tray Replacement.Remove the transmission range select lever cable and bracket. Refer toRange Selector Lever Cable Bracket Replacement.Remove t ...

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